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In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo an Uber office is seen in Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

How Canada lures U.S. tech workers

More and more American tech companies are setting up shop in Canada. Toronto, for instance, is beating out cities like San Francisco and New York as the fastest-growing tech hub in North America.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign event, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Elizabeth Warren's factory tax would hit manufacturing jobs hard

Last year was a reasonably strong one for the U.S. economy, but one sector really suffered: Manufacturing. Even as the U.S. unemployment rate sits at a 50-year low, we lost 12,000 manufacturing jobs in December. An often-overlooked Elizabeth Warren tax proposal would make things much worse.

Illustration on the Australian wildfires by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Australian bushfire takeaways lost in partisan climate change quarrel

Since the bushfires started, politicians and celebrities alike have chipped in with statements on the fires' origins and severity. Lack of action on climate change by Australia's government, they insist, is the culprit. In retaliation, conservatives have resorted to partisan attacks.

Internet Privacy Headaches Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

'Congress, it's time to save the free Internet'

After the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on New Year's Day, businesses around the country began scrambling to work out how to comply with its strict rules and regulations. These days, more and more states are buying into the idea that they've got a role in regulating online privacy.

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, a woman using an electronic cigarette exhales a puff of smoke in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Massachusetts lawmakers have approved the nation's toughest restrictions on flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. The ban was passed by the Senate early Thursday, Nov. 21, before the legislature broke for a holiday recess. It had earlier been passed by the state House of Representatives.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

The AMA declares war on vaping and public health

Amid an unprecedented percentage of teens reporting that they had vaped at least once during the past month, the Trump administration was poised to announce a ban on flavors in all nicotine vaping products earlier this month.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., greet each other before the first of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Why are Democrats' candidates avoiding foreign policy?

It's no secret that the top Democrats have been fixated on domestic issues. It seems advancing their socialism is their number one priority, as they pound the drum of Medicare for All and eliminating student debt -- policies with a price tag of trillions of dollars.

Sanders and Warren punish the rich for being rich

In what's clearly a race between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to become the most anti-capitalist presidential candidate, Ms. Warren proposed to double the top rate of her proposed wealth tax for wealth above $1 billion.

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